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Damage To State


If you have suffered property damage because of the winter weather event, please read the following and complete the survey at the link included,


Water Bill Notice


Due to Ice Storm water issues, IMUD customers are approved to pay last month’s (February) water bill for the current month’s (March) bill. For more information call 543-6844.


wednesday, march 24


Library Hosts Book Fair

The El Campo Branch Library located at 200 W. Church St. is hosting a Buy-One-Get-One-Free Scholastic Book Fair from Wednesday, March 24 through Thursday, April 1. For everyone’s protection face masks are required and use hand sanitizer before touching any book or item in the book fair. For more information call the library at 543-2362 or visit the library’s website at


friday, march 26


Storytelling Campaign Showcases Schools

ABC13/KTRK-TV Houston and Disney are bringing the magic of storytelling to El Campo ISD. The Rally for Reading will live stream on Friday, March 26 and will introduce special guests and local leaders to students in El Campo and neighboring Wharton ISD, including celebrity cameos from some of your favorite Disney Channel shows, coverage can be watched on, and ABC13’s app. The rally will then continue Saturday, March 27 with the announcement of ABC13 and Disney’s gift of 10,000 books to the students of El Campo and Wharton ISDs. Students Pre-K through 5th grade will receive free books, the drive-thru distribution from 9 - 11 a.m., March 27 will be at Northside Elementary located at 2610 Meadow Lane, please enter U-drive on Blossom Meyer.

saturday, march 27


Legion Holds Fundraiser/Cook-Off 

The Blessing American Legion Auxiliary No. 649 cook off will take place on Saturday, March 27 starting at 8 a.m., 1st-3rd trophies will be given out. Two raffles will also be held the same day with an auction, proceeds will go to veterans programs, girls state attendees scholarships and several local charities. For auction info call 578-1618, cook-off info 361-649-8536 and for raffle info 479-0783.


sunday, march 28


KC Holds Fundraiser

The Knights of Columbus Council No. 2490 will be selling BBQ chicken plates and raffle tickets on Sunday, March 28. Plates will be to-go only from 11 a.m. until sold out at the KC Hall in El Campo. Plates and raffle tickets are $10 each. For more information contact Richard Raun at 541-3775.

saturday, april 3


Hospital Holds Hunt

Mid Coast Health System is inviting children ages 3-9 to a drive thru easter egg hunt. The hunt will be held Saturday, April 3 from 10 - 11 a.m., drive thru the El Campo Memorial Hospital (303 Sandy Corner Rd.) front entrance and remain in your car, each child will receive a lunch bag with Easter Eggs while supplies last.


wednesday, april 7


Community Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus No. 2490 is hosting a community blood drive Wednesday, April 7 from 3 - 8 p.m. at the Columbus Hall in El Campo. To schedule an appointment contact Richard Raun at 541-3775 or visit and use sponsor code: 5911. T-shirts will be given to donors.



Commodities To Be Distributed

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. Call 541-7493.


Fundraiser Taking Orders

Wharton County Cares Fundraiser is currently taking orders for seasonal 14” Flower Plant Bowls. Pickup will be from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27 at United Ag in El Campo. Contact Becky Koudela at 332-1685 and Terry Rutherford at 578-1366 for orders and more information. 

Sale Benefits Art Center

The El Campo Art Association has tamales and salsa for sale from now until April 2. To order, call Mae Borak 541-0911. Orders are to be picked up at the Art Center, located at 201 W. Monseratte. 


Manna Meals Pick-Up Only

Manna Meals is offered at no cost 5 - 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday in a convenient drive-through at 500 Foerster (between Fourth and Fifth) in El Campo. Meals are prepared by members of local congregations. For information, call 505-9362 or 



Leader-News Bulletin Board


Bulletin Board is a community service to promote one-time events for nonprofit organizations. The Leader-News requests only one representative submit items with contact information. Items will be edited. Event submissions will run no more than four editions immediately prior to the event as space permits. Garage sale fundraisers and raffles do not qualify. All items submitted must arrive no later than 3 p.m. Mondays for the Wednesday edition and 3 p.m. Thursdays for the Saturday edition. Digital submissions must be text that can be edited and pasted (no pdfs or fliers). Email: No voice mail submissions.

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